Project Coordinator - TDS (Contract) (Vancouver, British Columbia, CA)

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The Project Coordinator is primarily responsible for successfully managing and delivering a range of small-to-medium application projects/initiatives from inception to completion, and assisting Senior Project Managers and Program Managers with their PM duties.   The Project Coordinator is expected to take direction from the TDS Project or Program Managers or Project Management Office (“PMO”) depending upon project scope. 


The Project Coordinator is expected to contribute to the delivery of all assigned projects on time, on budget, on plan, and with a high level of quality. While there will be no staff directly reporting into this role, the Project Coordinator will be required to manage resources, including contractor resources, assigned to the respective projects.  The Project Coordinator works with the TDS resource managers to resolve conflicting demands for resources and is responsible for the following activities:

  • Provide and maintain detailed Project Gantt charts, Timelines (milestones), dependencies with other Project schedules, Scrums and Backlogs, User stories.
  • Monitoring compliance with the Project/Application Lifecycle guidelines which are based on the current PMO policies and framework as defined in the PMO and ALM (Application Life-Cycle Management) sites;
  • Solve problems: Identifying, resolving and escalating any issues and risks as and when required;
  • Supporting the management of projects from initiation to closure with a committed goal of delivering on time, on budget, scope complete with a high level of quality and business satisfaction;
  • Working with TDS resource managers to request and obtain required resources to meet deliverables; including procurement of project resources.
  • Overseeing and supporting the team members working on the project; this includes providing staff performance feedback to TDS resource managers;
  • Overseeing the development and execution of required Test Plans to ensure high quality deliverables; this includes coordinating large-scale User Acceptance Testing with business users across the Enterprise in gaining acceptance sign-off;
  • Coordinating the preparation of Change Management plans in collaboration with TDS resource managers and other stakeholders and supporting the execution of said plan.
  • Providing transparency into project health through published schedules, regular status reporting, and current budget and forecasts;
  • Actively monitoring all funds spent in relation to the project, this includes maintaining a detailed current view of budget, actuals and forecast numbers;
  • Documenting any scope changes impacting schedule, budget or quality;
  • Monitoring project team timesheet reporting to ensure proper project accounting;
  • Facilitating the remediation of resources scheduling conflicts between TDS resource managers, project stakeholders and the members of the project team;
  • Organizing meetings, workshops and logistics for project and program purposes
  • Assisting project managers and program managers on larger size projects and programs

Key Accountabilities 

  • Validates project scope with key stakeholders and positions each project for the greatest likelihood of achieving its business objectives. 
  • Escalation of issues and risks to appropriate business and technical stakeholders to ensure timely resolution to project impediments.
  • Supports implementation of Change Management objectives (including planning, definitions, acceptance by sponsors and execution) to mitigate any potential adoption-related risks identified.
  • Ensures all relevant documents and artifacts are stored in the appropriate project folders (SharePoint) as per the PMO framework and are readily available for scrutiny by the PMO, TDS management, and Internal Audit;
  • Ensuring all Application projects have been properly authorized for execution at each stage of the lifecycle including Architectural and Security reviews and approval as outlined in the TDS Project Management Standard 
  • Supporting the execution of all phases of the projects and alerting the TDS resource managers to any observed behaviours that would jeopardize safety in any way or damage assets;
  • Facilitating  ad-hoc project audits to confirm they are on track with documentation, budget, schedule and scope to mitigate potential risks to compliance or project success;
  • Verifying project process compliance for Corporate Applications SOX and related audits.

Key Competencies

Certificates / Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • PMP certification (preferred)
  • Agile/Scrum Master certification (preferred)

Practical Experience / Attributes:

  • 3+ years’ experience with Project Management principles and Project Management tools
  • 3-5 years’ experience working on projects or programs
  • Strong analytical skills proven in previous roles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Some experience in Communications and Organizational Change Management
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office tools, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint.
  • Understanding of Agile, e.g. experience as Scrum Master is considered a bonus
  • Experience with Agile tools such as Azure DevOps is a bonus
  • Proficient Spanish, both written and spoken, is considered an asset

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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